Thank you to our 2021 Telthon Sponsors


​​Visit our Programs Page for information on upcoming programs and events including live virtual lectures and recordings on demand! Visit OCHC's Youtube Channel to view all virtual lectures!

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Visit the History Center's e-Bookstore for a great selection of local history books and merchandise.  Our entire inventory is available to purchase online with curbside pickup available!  Shop now!
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history center!


To protect and preserve the past of Oneida County, as well as, Central New York, for present and future generations. The History Center seeks to make this rich heritage readily available to researchers, families, and students enhancing the community’s knowledge and appreciation of its history.

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 17th annual telethon

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The Oneida County History Center is excited to announce the 17th Annual Telethon presented by the Bank of Utica! The telethon is the History Center’s signature fundraising event of the year and will be broadcast live on WUTR-TV and stream on on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 5:00- 8:00 p.m. The evening highlights the importance of local history and the community partnerships that make implementing the History Center mission possible. 

Viewers can call 315-735-3542 during the event to join, renew, or donate to show their support.
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​​​​​​​​Oneida County History Center

Research by appointment​: 
Call 315-735-3642​

Hours of Operation:

  Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Research by appointment​: 
Call 315-735-3642​

​​​​​​​​​Oneida County History Center

Hours of Operation:

  Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm